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    Euro 2020

    The UEFA European Championship starts in Rome on 11 June and ends on 11 July in London. Get fanatical about football with our expert insights and free sport courses.

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    30 mins

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    03 Jun 2021

  • Euro 2020

    Euro 2020 Creative commons image Icon ERIC SALARD from PARIS, FRANCE, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 03 Jun 2021
    The UEFA European Championship starts in Rome on 11 June and ends on 11 July in London. Get fanatical about football with our expert insights and...
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    European Championships 2020: Can one of the home nations end 55 years of hurt ?

    By Simon Rea

    The delayed UEFA European Championships will begin soon. But who are some of the key players and will England, Scotland or Wales take home the trophy? Simon Rea explores…

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    27 May 2021

  • European Championships 2020: Can one of the home nations end 55 years of hurt ?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 May 2021
    The delayed UEFA European Championships will begin soon. But who are some of the key players and will England, Scotland or Wales take home the trophy? Simon...
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    Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020?

    By Simon Rea

    How will the condensed season affect players at the UEFA European Championship, especially during the pandemic? Simon Rea looks at the characteristics of burnout and the intensity of football.

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    25 May 2021

  • Will players be fit to perform or ready to burnout at Euro 2020?

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 May 2021
    How will the condensed season affect players at the UEFA European Championship, especially during the pandemic? Simon Rea looks at the characteristics of...
  • Concussion in Football: Is it Time to Get Ahead of the Game?

    By Nigel Wright

    Recently concussion in football has become a serious issue for debate, and with the UEFA EURO 2020, UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 and FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 coming up it is likely to be in the spotlight once again.

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    18 May 2021

  • Concussion in Football: Is it Time to Get Ahead of the Game?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 May 2021
    Recently concussion in football has become a serious issue for debate, and with the UEFA EURO 2020, UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 and FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022...
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    Five top tips for exercising at home

    By Candice Lingam-Willgoss

    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic many people have turned to getting fit at home, but the distractions can be challenging! Candice Lingam-Willgoss gives you five tips to keep you motivated...

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    23 Nov 2020

  • Five top tips for exercising at home

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Nov 2020
    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic many people have turned to getting fit at home, but the distractions can be challenging! Candice Lingam-Willgoss gives you...
  • Uncovering Britain’s Lost Black Sporting Heroes

    By Jim Lusted

    Why haven’t the often-extraordinary stories of Black sportspeople been woven into British sporting memory? What does this tell us about the relationship between ‘race’, racism and sport history? Dr Jim Lusted explores…

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    22 Oct 2020

  • Uncovering Britain’s Lost Black Sporting Heroes

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Oct 2020
    Why haven’t the often-extraordinary stories of Black sportspeople been woven into British sporting memory? What does this tell us about the relationship...
  • Top 5 Tips for Sport Parents

    By Jessica Pinchbeck, Candice Lingam-Willgoss

    Childhood experiences of sport are of key interest to both of us, as part of our roles as researchers as well as being parents ourselves.

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    08 Oct 2020

  • Top 5 Tips for Sport Parents

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Oct 2020
    Childhood experiences of sport are of key interest to both of us, as part of our roles as researchers as well as being parents ourselves.
  • Transition FC members: welcome to OpenLearn

    Transition FC has partnered with The Open University in order to offer its members a wide range of free courses on a range of subjects, which you can check out below...

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    06 Oct 2020

  • Transition FC members: welcome to OpenLearn

    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 06 Oct 2020
    Transition FC has partnered with The Open University in order to offer its members a wide range of free courses on a range of subjects, which you can check...
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    Jonathan Edwards' giant world record leap – what can we learn from his long career?

    By Ben Oakley

    Jonathan Edwards, a British triple jumper has held the world record for 25 years now, with a distance of 18.29m. What's the secret to his success? Our videos and article explores...

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    16 Sep 2020

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    Jonathan Edwards, a British triple jumper has held the world record for 25 years now, with a distance of 18.29m. What's the secret to his success? Our videos...
  • Succeed like an athlete!

    By Simon Penn, Dr Nichola Kentzer

    Many of us view athletes as a breed apart. When you think about how an athlete would prepare for a competition, you might imagine that they have done countless hours of training to ensure that their bodies are physically ready for their event....

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    28 Jul 2020

  • Succeed like an athlete!

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    Many of us view athletes as a breed apart. When you think about how an athlete would prepare for a competition, you might imagine that they have done...

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